A New Latin Grammar: Adapted to the Capacities of Young Scholars; Comprising Every Thing in the Art Necessary for Grammar-schools. ... By the Rev. Mr. Henson, ...
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Page 154 - It is the duty of a young man to reverence his elders, and amongst them to select the best and the worthiest, on whose advice and authority to rely. For the inexperience of youth ought to be instructed and conducted by the wisdom of the aged. Above all things, the young man ought to be restrained from lawless desires, and exercised in endurance and labour...
Page 9 - ... mould or stain caused by the rust of iron, a merchant, who buys and sells negroes. It would, perhaps, be an improvement in such cases, to use a hyphen similar to that which is used by some foreign printers [ = ], as this would enable the student, on meeting with a compound word, printed part of it at the end of one line, and part at the beginning of the following line, to know whether the words should be connected with a hyphen or not. If they should be connected by a hyphen, this one = would...
Page 136 - candidate " or "practitioner" would admit both sexes; and I do not think that the use of the word " gentleman," or " person/' or "his/' will in the least militate against that. We know how the word is used in all documents. Even in one's early grammar, we find that the male gender is more worthy than the feminine, and the feminine than the neuter.
Page 90 - Sing. Aud-ire, aud-itor, Be thou heard. aud-iatur, aud-itor, let him be heard. Plur. Aud-iamur, Let us be heard. aud-imini, aud-iminor, be ye heard. aud-iantur, aud-iuntor, let them be heard.
Page 64 - I had been Thou hadst been He had been We had been Ye had been They had been Future Tense.
Page 79 - MOOD. 1. PRESENT TENSE — May or can. Sing. Sim / may or can be Sis thou mayst or canst be Sit he may or can be. Plur. Simus We may or can be Sitis ye may or can be Sint they may or can be. 2. PRETERIMPERFECT TENSE — Might or could.
Page 64 - Fuistis, Fuerunt or fuere, I have been Thou hast been He hath been We have been Ye have been They have been Pluperfect Tense.
Page 60 - ... without the aid of the Verb. A Verb is the chief word in every sentence, and is used to express being, doing, or suffering. Being is' here to be taken, not only in its common sense of existence, but also in its widest sense, as it denotes the state of being under every circumstance, as, to stand, to sit, to sleep, to lie, to abide, to be eold, to be hut, lu be /ˇfruid.
Page 137 - Pcrlon pr |hing, it may be put in the Genitive or Ablative. as, Ingenui vultui fuer. A Boy of a modcft Countenance.